Nick Bibby

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Nick
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Research Press and Media Officer
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University of Edinburgh
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+44 (0) 131 651 4735
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Nick supports communication between the Centre on Constitutional Change and the media, promoting research relating to the evolving relationships between the UK's changing nations, as well as between those nations, the UK as a whole and the EU. He is a former freelance journalist and has written for the Scotsman, Herald, Independent, Telegraph and others. In addition to his output in newspapers and magazines, he has published three books. He lives in Edinburgh.

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Research Press and Media Officer, School of Social and Political Science

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Nick Bibby, Communications Officer, Centre on Constitutional Change, discusses the hot topics that came out of the latest PSA conference. The Political Studies Association (PSA) annual conference, which drew together political scholars from across the world, was held in Sheffield at the start of the... Read more
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  • 20th July 2018

    Richard Parry reviews a fast-evolving situation as the march of time and need to reconcile rhetoric and practicality constrain policy-makers

  • 13th July 2018

    The White Paper published this week talks about the UK Government making ‘sovereign decisions’ to adopt European rules but, as we know from the experience of Norway and Switzerland, this can be an illusory sovereignty when the costs of deviating from the rules is exclusion from the single market or European programmes. CCC Director Professor Michael Keating looks at whether the UK is ready for this kind of deal.

  • 12th July 2018

    Last week the government released its fisheries white paper. While most of the fisheries and Brexit debate centres on quotas and access to waters, there is also an important devolution dimension. Brexit already has profound consequences for the UK’s devolution settlement and fisheries policy is one example of this. So, in addition to communicating its overall vision for post-Brexit fisheries policy, the white paper was also an opportunity for the government to set out how it would see that policy working in the devolved UK.

  • 4th July 2018

    At the same time as Parliament prepares to ‘take back control’ from Brussels, the executive is in fact accruing to itself further control over the legislative process. CCC Fellow Professor Stephen Tierney addresses a number of trends – only some of which are a direct consequence of the unique circumstances of Brexit – which suggest a deeper realignment of institutional power within the constitution and a consequent diminution of Parliament’s legislative power.

  • 27th June 2018

    Faced with a choice between splitting her Cabinet into winners and losers, Theresa May has sought to keep the Brexit crap game going. She does this by avoiding betting on either a hard or soft Brexit. Professor Richard Rose of Strathclyde looks at the high stakes outcomes facing the Prime Minister. .

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